Tammy and the Bachelor is a 1957 romantic comedy film and is the first of the four Tammy films. It stars Debbie Reynolds as Tambrey "Tammy" Tyree, Walter Brennan and Leslie Nielsen It was adapted from the book Tammy Out of Time by Cid Ricketts Sumner.
Actress Debbie Reynolds earns a gold record for her song Tammy, which is the best-selling single by a female vocalist in 1957 in the USA. This song from the motion picture Tammy and the Bachelor is also nominated for an Academy Award.
Debbie Reynolds made a movie with Leslie Nielsen in 1957 -- Tammy And The Bachelor was sort of silly even by 1957 standards, but the song Debbie sang in it, Tammy, went on to become a giant hit song on rock n roll radio stations for her that year.
Directed by Joseph Pevney. With Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen, Mala Powers. An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.